O’FALLON, Ill. — City Administrator Walter Denton has been appointed to serve as chairman of the Illinois Municipal League Municipal Managers Committee for 2017.
“Walter has done a phenomenal job as O’Fallon’s city administrator. His appointment by IML is a true measure of how well respected he is as a city administrator and how other community leaders view the city of O’Fallon’s professionalism during his tenure,” said Mayor Gary Graham.
The IML Municipal Managers Committee serves as a liaison between the Illinois City/County Management Association and the IML, participating with the IML on legislative and other matters of mutual interest to local government in the State of Illinois. Committee members meet monthly, and may be called upon to provide analysis and expertise in a variety of areas related to local governments.
The chair person and the term of the chair and members are determined by the IML, with recommendation from Illinois City/County Management Association.
“This appointment is a true honor. I am very fortunate to be able to serve the residents of O’Fallon and to provide knowledge and expertise that may help other communities across Illinois,” said Denton. “Serving on the committee also allows me to have up-to-date information on state legislative issues that benefits O’Fallon.”